Healing Charlotte Harbor using water testing

Charlotte harbor was once nationally renowned for its wildlife habitat, world class fishing and aquatic recreation. Today, the peace and Myakka rivers that feed into the watershed are classified impaired.

Fecal indicator bacteria found in water at Pine Island park

Swimmers, beware: What’s in the water would not only make your stomach turn – it could make you sick. The water at a Pine Island park has tested positive for fecal indicator bacteria and there are no warning signs. Tropical Point Park is open for fishing and kayaking, but “swimmers swim at their own risk.” […]